The Independent candidate, Sue Mountstevens, has just been appointed Avon and Somerset's first Police and Crime Commissioner. She told our Political Correspondent Bob Constantine that she would fight strenuously any cuts to policing.
She added that her priorities were tackling anti-social behaviour, burglary and violent offences, especially against women and girls.
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It was very pleasant today but variable cloud is expected to develop over night leading to a rash of showers come morning.
We're now into lighter evenings - it was also very pleasant earlier on but there's more cloud - and wetter weather on the way.
Craig David, Manic Street Preachers, Hacienda Classical and Bonobo to headline the Bristol Sounds gigs in June.